I am not blind to the shortcomings of our own people.
I want to hold a series of meetings all over the country and get the facts before the American people.
I am Mother Jones. The Government can't take my life and you can't take my arm, but you can take my suitcase.
Life comes to the miners out of their deaths, and death out of their lives.
I will tell the truth wherever I please.
You know I took an oath to tell the truth when I took the witness stand.
Out of labor's struggle in Arizona came better conditions for the workers, who must everywhere, at all times, under advantage and disadvantage work out their own salvation.
The strike of the miners in Arizona was one of the most remarkable strikes in the history of the American labor movement. Its peaceful character, its successful outcome, were due to that most remarkable character, Governor Hunt.
I asked a man in prison once how he happened to be there and he said he had stolen a pair of shoes. I told him if he had stolen a railroad he would be a United States Senator.
What is a good enough principle for an American citizen ought to be good enough for the working man to follow.
Reformation, like education, is a journey, not a destination.
In Georgia where children work day and night in the cotton mills they have just passed a bill to protect song birds. What about the little children from whom all song is gone?
I nursed men back to sanity who were driven to despair. I solicited clothes for the ragged children, for the desperate mothers. I laid out the dead, the martyrs of the strike.
I have always advised men to read.
Men's hearts are cold. They are indifferent.